Remember when: 1957

Ponoka’s first outdoor swimming pool was opened in 1957 along 46th Avenue

First outdoor pool

First outdoor pool

Ponoka’s first outdoor swimming pool was opened in 1957 along 46th Avenue after an amazing community fund-raising effort spearheaded by the Kinsmen Club.

The popular pool featured a diving board in the deep end, swimming lessons and competitions, bleachers for spectators, friendly lifeguards, and on-deck lockers where you stored all your street clothes and goodies.